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Public Accounts Committee sends strong message to AG over public officers

The Public Account Committee (PAC) in Parliament has taken a decision that will make the Attorney General and Minister of Justice prosecute...

Public Accounts Committee surcharges Works and Roads Ministries

JoyNews/AdomNews · Public Accounts Committee surcharges the Works and Roads Ministries The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has surcharged the...

Public Accounts Committee setting bad precedent – Afenyo-Markin

Member of Parliament for Effutu Constituency, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, is of the view that the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is setting a bad...

Public Accounts Committee probes Food and Drugs Authority

The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament headed by Dr James Klutse Avedzi has commenced a two-week public hearing to consider financial infractions and performance...

Dissolve Public Accounts Committee now – Abronye

A New Patriotic Party (NPP) Communicator, Kwame Baffoe, has called for the dissolution of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament. ‘Abronye DC’ as he...

I never said public sector workers are overpaid – Government Statistician

Government statistician, Professor Samuel Kobina Annim says contrary to the widespread narrative in the public domain, he has not asserted that public...

Public sector workers are overpaid – Govt Statistician

The Government Statistician, Professor Samuel Kobina Annim, has said workers in the public sector are generally overpaid for work done.

Committee suspends budget consideration over Minister’s refusal to submit audit accounts

The Communications Committee of Parliament on Tuesday suspended consideration of budget estimates for the ministry. This was on...

Minority charges Auditor-General to probe accounts of spouses of President and Veep

JoyNews/AdomNews · Minority demands Auditor-General to probe accounts of spouses of President and Veep The Minority in Parliament has...

Parliament to nominate members of 11 standing committees

Parliamentary has constituted a 20-member Committee of Selection, to oversee the nomination of members to the 11 Standing Committees of the House.
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Twitter says hackers viewed 36 accounts’ private messages

Twitter has revealed that hackers viewed private direct messages (DMs) from 36 of the accounts involved in last week’s hack.
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Seth Terkper writes: Public debt higher than BoG’s 59.3% of GDP

PUBLIC DEBT HIGHER THAN BOG’s 59.3 PERCENT: CAN’T DEFY GRAVITY WITHOUT BOG Introduction

Audio: Don’t defreeze NAM 1’s accounts – Menzgold customers appeal

Customers of defunct Menzgold are warning that defreezing the account of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Nana Appiah Mensah,...

Gov’t bans use of private accounts to send official e-mails

Ursula Owusu Soon, all public sector workers cannot use...

COCOBOD gets five-member audit committee

A five-member Audit Committee has been inaugurated for the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) to ensure adherence to public financial management regulations. The committee was inaugurated...

Cronies, girlfriends of public officials face ejection from gov't bungalows

The Works and Housing Minister says cronies and girlfriends of some public officials are occupying state bungalows without paying rent. Samuel Atta-Akyea says there is...

SSNIT withholds over ¢312m in pensions due to non-renewal of pensioner certificates

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has withheld more than GH¢312 million belonging to 21,337 pensioners due to failure to...

SSNIT saves over GH¢312 million by deactivating 21,337 ‘ghost pensioners’

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has been able to save GH¢312.27 million as a result of the deactivation of...

Read: Ghana’s trip to IMF a crying shame – OccupyGhana

Like almost all Ghanaians, it had been blindingly obvious to us for a while that the Government would have to return to...
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PAC refers 5 headmasters to EOCO for prosecution over alleged procurement breaches

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC), has referred five heads of educational institutions in the Western Region to the Economic and Organised Crime...

PAC refers 100 institutions to police for Procurement Law breaches

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament has referred more than 100 public institutions in six regions to the Ghana Police Service...

Wenchi SHS to face court over non-competitive procurement

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Monday, April 25, directed the prosecution of the Wenchi Senior High School in the Bono Region...

Rwanda asylum critics have no solutions, says Patel

Home Secretary Priti Patel has hit back at critics of the government's plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda, saying they have...
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GES sets records straight on 10% salary for rent

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has defended its decision to deduct 10 per cent of salaries of teachers who reside in government...

Former NADMO staff arrested over GHS43K salary [Video]

https://youtu.be/gVgn2o7F5qg A former staff of the Savelugu National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), Alhassan Seidu Mahama, has been...

Lands Minister clashes with Chairman of PAC over E-levy

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor, clashed with Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament, James...
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Joe Wise did not overturn Speaker’s ruling – Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu defends [Audio]

Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, has reacted to Speaker Alban Bagbin's dissatisfaction with his First Deputy Speaker, Joseph Osei Owusu (Joe Wise) overruling...

PAC grills Foreign Affairs Ministry over $60K ‘ghost’ project

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday spent hours questioning officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs over payments unaccounted for in...
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GRA fails to account for 97 confiscated vehicles – Auditor-General reveals

The Auditor-General (A-G) has cited the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) for failing to account for 97 vehicles the authority seized between January...

The English test that ruined thousands of lives

A BBC investigation has raised fresh doubts about the evidence used to throw thousands of people out of the UK for allegedly...

PAC triggers Interpol arrest of two former staff of Pantang Nursing Training College

The Chairman of the Public Account Committee (PAC) of Parliament, James Avedzi Kluste, has ordered the arrest of two former workers...

My administration will not tolerate complacent and incompetent auditors – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo says his administration will not tolerate auditors who are either complacent or incompetent. He has charged...

Mpraeso MP announces GH¢25K motivation package for top 50 BECE students

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Mpraeso in the Eastern Region, Davis Opoku Ansah, has announced GH¢25,000 motivation package for the top...

Drama unfolds at PAC sitting in Sunyani

Drama unfolded at the sitting of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in Sunyani of the Bono Region last Monday.

Covid-19 Third Wave: Govt has failed to protect Ghanaians – Ofosu-Ampofo

National Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, has called out the government for failing to fulfill its task of...

Sputnik V Vaccine deal: Agyeman-Manu must resign or be sacked – CSO

The African Center for Health Policy Research and Analysis believes the Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, must no longer be at post after...

Ghana’s democracy can only be sustained with effective oversight and accountability – Governance expert

A governance and accountability expert says until Ghana strengthens its accountability architecture, needless judgment debts, threats of demonstrations, controversial car loans discussions,...
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Judicial Service chases court registrar implicated in Anas expose’

The Judicial Service is after a former Court Registrar who was among over 105 judicial staff caught on camera by investigative journalist,...

Security officers are allowed to use lethal force against armed protestors – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) has revealed that security personnel have the legal mandate to use lethal force when confronting armed protestors,...

5 containers of Rosewood impounded at Tema Port

Five containers of rosewood meant for export have been impounded at the Tema Port. The containers were impounded on...